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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Scotts Valley, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Scotts Valley...

Scotts Valley is a coastal city in the United States. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 11580 people. The water temperature around Scotts Valley is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (52.9°F) in April up to 14.1°C (57.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Scotts Valley is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Scotts Valley?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Scotts Valley is approximately:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots close to Scotts Valley?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Scotts Valley. The closest one is Murph Bar, which is just 6.3km (4miles) away from Scotts Valley. Click here for more information on Murph Bar and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Scotts Valley are Cowells cove, which is roughly 6.5km (4miles) away, and Capitola jetty, located roughly 6.6km (4.1miles) from Scotts Valley.

Are there beaches close to Scotts Valley?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches close to Scotts Valley. The nearest one is Santa Cruz County, which is 3.2km (2miles) away from Scotts Valley. Another beach near Scotts Valley is Santa Cruz Beach, which is 6km (3.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Scotts Valley?

The average water temperature around Scotts Valley is definitely cold, around 13°C (55°F), with very little variations during the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Scotts Valley. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are March, April, and May. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Scotts Valley?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Scotts Valley are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Scotts Valley: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Scotts Valley...

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